Current Serving Opportunities

Volunteering with Willow’s ministries looks very different right now. As we wait for the church to reopen, discover some serving opportunities available to take part in right now. And scroll down to Serve Finder for the complete list of volunteer opportunities.

Serve refugee families by visiting them and helping familiarize them with their new community. Assist with occasional coordination of events hosted by partner organizations. Gifts of Hospitality and/or Encouragement are appreciated. 

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Take a prayer walk around your neighborhood and help keep it beautiful with trash pick up at the same time!

As you walk, pray for healing in your neighborhood - and the world. Ask for God’s help to identify those seeking Him, so you might be there to assist with their exploration of faith. Pray for anything else you like too!

Remember to protect yourself with gloves when picking up trash and only pick up what you feel safe with.

Help middle school students become fully devoted followers of Christ. Elevate is recruiting adults to lead a small group during the school year. Leaders will host a small group each week and help create community with their students.

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The Grounds ministry is looking for teams to help keep the natural areas tidy and lush. Activities will be seasonal and may include weeding, raking, mulching, or clean up.

This serve is perfect for individuals, small groups, families, and sections! Bring your own lunch for a time of community afterward.

Dates available to serve are (click date to register):
Saturday, July 11, 2020
Saturday, September 12, 2020
Saturday, October 10, 2020

The Group Life ministry needs virtual small group leaders to help people connect with others, and God, during this time.

Find out more about becoming an online small group leader here. Looking to join an online small group? Find your new group here.

Assist in archiving hundreds of digital photographs. This serve requires access to the internet, a computer, and two 30-minute trainings. Once trained, it’s an easy way to serve your church in your own time - even while watching TV!

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Send notes to isolated prisoners to lift their spirits, and bless them with notebooks for their own journaling.

Please note this serve is suitable for people over the age of 18 only.

There are guidelines that must be followed for all notes and they are available here.

If you can support with notebooks, please send bound or glued. We cannot send stapled, or spiral-bound versions.

Notebooks and letters may be left in the dropbox outside of Entrance D. Please mark them for Anne Rand’s attention.

The actors and mentors have spent months rehearsing Annie for their latest production. Sadly, the performance is now postponed until next year.

Would you consider writing a note of encouragement for one of the actors or their mentors? An uplifting note or artwork from your kids would help to bring a little sunshine at a tough time.

You can email your notes to specialfriends@willowcreek.org. Written cards and children’s artwork can be left at the dropbox outside entrance D. Please mark them for Jenni Von Tobel's attention.

Consider baking cookies, creating small snack gift bags, and gift cards to support the World Relief Frontline Team who are working diligently to meet the ever-growing needs of refugees in the community.

Small support gifts can be dropped off at the World Relief Offices, 191 S. Gary Ave., Suite 130, Carol Stream, IL

For more information contact Keith Draper at kdraper@wr.org.